Official U.S. Playstation Magazine's Scores

  • Games
For 1,417 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 42% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 56% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 7.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 NCAA Football 2003
Lowest review score: 10 E.T. Interplanetary Mission
Score distribution:
1,417 game reviews
    • 51 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Perhaps the biggest problem with Ape Escape Academy is the fact that you literally spend more time waiting than you do playing.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    The "budget" price of $20 is about $15 too much. [Aug 2006, p.75]
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    • 51 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    So this makes it officcial: The Rengoku series is stillborn. [Oct. 2006, p.92]
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    • 40 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    That's the worst kind of game design--the kind that only the people who made it can understand. [Oct. 2006, p.83]
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    • 25 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    It's one of the worst-looking titles ever released on the PS1. [June 2003, p.107]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Lots of you, it seems, will buy any old crap. [Jan 2002, p.147]
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    • 24 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    In the ongoing competition for the PS2's worse title, this game undershines them all.[Oct 2002, p.147]
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    • 50 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Crap aiming and a crap camera combine with boring, nonsensical missions to translate into horrid gameplay for the main story.
    • 34 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Worthless combos, horrible-looking characters, poor level design, inexcusably low production value (no speech...at all), and absolutely pathetic special attacks that take five seconds to complete. [Sept 2004, p.97]
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    • 35 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Allowing your kid to play this game is considered child abuse in 29 states. [Oct 2005, p.102]
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    • 48 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    DICE is so utterly amateurish it's almost depressing. Stay very, very far away. [Nov 2005, p.96]
    • 50 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    It’s dreadfully ugly and unredeemingly unfun. [Mar 2002, p.110]
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    • 30 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Horrible joke of a driving game...created for the cheesecake, and the cheesecake alone. [Apr 2002, p.109]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Am I the only one who is seriously creeped out by the idea of hearing a sexy woman's voice making doubles entendres while I'm reeling in a freaking fish? [July 2002, p.103]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Terrible…let’s face it, driving straight for seconds at a time can’t be the basis for a great video game. [Feb 2002, p.117]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Lord, even the graphics are terrible. How can you have terrible graphics in a mini-golf game? [Feb 2002, p.117]
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